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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Great honeymoon spot!!! We had a great relaxing time. Food was great, views were awesome, rooms were clean and staff was attentive!! I would highly recommend this resort for a honeymoon or just to relax!! Make sure to become a UVC member!! We booked on the secrets website. Can't wait to visit some of their other brands

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I was curious to read bad reviews on this resort because we came for our honeymoon and had a amazing stay! After reading some of the negative reviews I have come to the conclusion that those people will never be happy with anything!!! We had a amazing time here with nothing negative to say other then we had to leave!...

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort is beautiful. The rooms are alittle small but the views are breath taking. The resort is not good for someone who is disabled. The resort is very hilly and you need to take a shuttle everywhere. We had to go up and down 33 steps to get to our bungalow every day. That was very difficult for someone...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear 842arleneck, greetings from beautiful Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo, we are extremely grateful for your visit and your very kind and valuable feedback. We are really interested at Secrets Papagayo in sharing with our guests/friends as much information as possible so everybody is well aware of what to expect, what the resort, Costa Rica and...

Sacramento, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I decided to spend our honeymoon at Secrets Papagayo. We stayed 10 days. We choose the resort because we heard amazing things about the Secrets brand and we were intrigued by the black sand. I will start with what they did well and then share what they did not so well. What was awesome: The staff. They...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Janee J, greetings from beautiful Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo, it has been an honor and a real pleasure to have you with us, and I really hope that with time the memories you will have of your honeymoon would be as nice as you've described in your comment, once those little inconveniences fade away,...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Keeping my review simple? 1. If you enjoy walking ALOT to your room (up and down hills) This is the place for you! 2. If your into health and fitness, this is the place for you! 3. If your plans are to relax, this is the place for you! 4. Quiet place 5. Lacks sporting activities on beach only because...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Angie A, thanks a lot for your wonderful, far from simple review! We are very grateful for it, 20 of our Secrets clearly explained and shared with all of us and our guests. We loved having you all with us and are very happy to know you've enjoyed our resort and more than anything our team's company and service,...

Trinity Center, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We just returned home from a six day stay at Secrets Papagayo, Costa Rica. We had a wonderful, relaxing time. Our room was a king, oceanfront bungalow with a great view of the bay and the rest of the beach property. The beach, although the public, rarely had dozen people on it at any given time. The pool areas were...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear _Lorraccraig007, very happy to read you back home and missing you at your Costa Rican home. We have loved having you with us and it means so much to know you had a wonderful time at Secrets Papagayo and have brought back home many beautiful memories. On behalf of our whole team, your many friends, thanks a lot, very,...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed Secrets from 21st-29th November and from start to finish it was fantastic. We arrived after a 11hour flight from the UK and were through airport fairly quickly and put on the correct bus to secrets. The resort was only a 20-25 min bus ride and then you are welcomed home by the fabulous staff with a cold towel...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear JimmyD223, warm regards from wild, wet and gorgeous Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo, we couldn't be happier and more grateful to read your great and very detailed review, glad your first visit to a Secrets Resort and Costa Rica has been one full of great memories and experiences. Thanks for taking so much time sharing...

Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed 7nights at the secrets in Costa Rica. The visit was very relaxing. We loved the set up of the villas. The evenings are relaxing with some nice music. If you are looking for lots of night time activities this may not be your type of resort. Also When we visited the amphitheatre was under renovation so there were...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear 887suzanne, greetings from beautiful Costa Rica and all of us at Secrets Papagayo, very happy to read you back home and with nice memories of your holiday, we are very grateful for your kind review and for your visit. On behalf of our whole team a big thank you and our warmest regards. It is really nice to know...

Billings
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place, food & service were wonderful, beautiful view. Rooms clean & comfortable. Seaside grill was our favorite, tried the catch of the days & the Snook & red marlin were great. Italian restaurant was fabulous also.

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear Kathleen N, warm regards from a very beautiful Secrets Papagayo day, even more so after reading your very kind review. The whole team will be happy and motivated by your comments, it has been such a pleasure to have you with us and means a lot to everyone of our associates to know you've enjoyed their service and company,...

Surrey, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the first time we have posted a review on TripAdvisor but wanted to do so having had a very positive experience on holiday (14th-28th November 2016) at Secrets Papagayo. We were there with our adult daughter. As a couple of other reviews have mentioned this period covered the arrival of Hurricane Otto at Thanksgiving, and the professionalism of...

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JorgeMonjeSecrets, General Manager at Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica, responded to this review

Dear KarN_9, warm regards from your home in Costa Rica, we are already missing the three of you and it has been a privilege and a pleasure to have you all with us. Sounds like a plan to me, November in Costa Rica! Looking forward to it a very happy to assist making it happen. Thanks a lot for your...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Services
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in the exuberant Arenilla Beach, Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica will offer adults a stunning Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway in Costa Rica's Gulf of Papagayo. The secure community around Secrets Papagayo provides striking views of native flora and fauna and miles of unspoiled Pacific Coast beach. This all-suite resort boasts 202 spacious suites, each with a private balcony or terrace as well as a superb Unlimited-Luxury(R) experience starting with 24-hour room service, a daily refreshed mini-bar and more. The Preferred Club will provide an enhanced level of luxury with 65 ocean view suites and additional privileges including access to a private lounge, upgraded bath amenities and mini-bar, concierge service, pillow menu and much more. Guests will enjoy limitless gourmet cuisine, without reservations, at four restaurants and one café in addition to five bars that will serve unlimited top-shelf spirits. Days and nights are filled with land, beach and water activities and live entertainment. Two pools and a pristine beach await. Rejuvenation reigns supreme at the Secrets Spa by Pevonia(R), offering massage, body and facial treatments in 13 treatment rooms and a full-service beauty salon. Follow up this rejuvenation at the fully equipped fitness center or by taking part in one of many daily and nighttime activities. Just 20 minutes from the Liberia Airport and a mere 15 minutes from the touristic town of Coco Beach, Secrets Papagayo offers guests a privileged location both within the resort and throughout the area for an ideal Unlimited-Luxury(R) getaway on the Pacific Coast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica

Address: Playa Arenilla, Costa Rica (Formerly Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort & Spa)
Region: Costa Rica > Province of Guanacaste > Gulf of Papagayo
Price Range: RM1,623 - RM4,389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica 4.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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Also Known As:
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Hotel Gulf Of Papagayo
Hilton Papagayo Costa Rica Resort And Spa
Fiesta Premier Costa Rica
Hilton Gulf Of Papagayo
Gulf Of Papagayo Hilton
Fiesta Resort Costa Rica
Fiesta Premier Resort Spa Costa Rica
Secrets Papagayo Costa Rica Gulf Of Papagayo
Hotel Style:
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Spa Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Family Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Romantic Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 Luxury Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Gulf of Papagayo
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“rooms in the 400s have great views and rooms on the spa side of the resort are quieter.”
  • Room 410 with a view
 of 5 bubbles JimmyD23, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“1st floor is great”
 of 5 bubbles ThanhQTran, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“the rooms on the hill are a big hike unless you take the shuttle everyday”
 of 5 bubbles , 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“preferred rooms have better locations, which makes it easier to get around”
 of 5 bubbles ECJacket, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 216 had a beautiful view and was close to all the main areas.”
 of 5 bubbles aks12_canada, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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